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The French Art of Tea

  • 23 Aug 2022
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Emilie's French Teas

After water, tea is the most commonly drunk beverage in the world. More than 120 countries have a culture and tradition around tea, with France standing as one of the leading consumers. Tea arrived in France in the early 1600s - a few decades before Great Britain. History and special events like the French Revolution and the arrival of coffee and chocolate around the same period are some of the reasons why tea struggled to survive in France. Learn how tea nearly disappeared in the country of wine, and how since the 1900s and even more recently, tea has returned to the forefront of French culture. All while tasting some of France's most popular teas. 


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Alliance Fran├žaise de Kansas City 

PO Box 8824

Kansas City MO 64114-8824

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8014 State Line Road Suite 210 

Prairie Village, KS  66208

Tel: (816) 666-8674

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